Category Archives: Vintage

Item Review: Hell Bunny Elvira Coat

I now own two long winter coats: a vintage 1950s Soviet East German police trench coat…and this beauty. Let me introduce you to the Elvira. With a wonderfully swishy full skirt, faux fur details and oversized front buttons, it is … Continue reading

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Corsetry in the War Years 1939-1945

It is interesting that despite shortages of metal, rubber and fabric during the war years, corsets remained an essential part of women’s clothing ration. Indeed, corsets were advertised as being patriotic for several reasons: They gave women a shapely figure, … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 13-19 June 2016

Monday Dress: Retrospec’d (Borrowed from my friend Miss Ally Cat) Earrings: Revere Folie Pearls: Vintage Shoes: BAIT Wednesday Dress: Pinup Girl Clothing Earrings: Revere Folie Necklace: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Shoes: BAIT Petticoat: Malco Modes Thursday Top: Pinup Girl … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life: 2-8 May 2016

I’ve had SUCH a busy week this week, during which: I finished my last residential school for this uni term I spent four days last week in Rockhampton doing Terrestrial Botany res school, and four days this week doing one … Continue reading

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Item Review: Bernie Dexter “Frenchie” Dress in Cabbage Rose Print

Recently I reviewed the Pinup Girl Clothing “Ava” swing dress in dark blue.  The other outfit that I photographed while visiting Miss Milla Cherry was this: the Bernie Dexter “Frenchie” dress in cabbage roses print. The Frenchie was inspired by … Continue reading

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Item Review: Pinup Girl Clothing “Ava” Swing Dress

During the week, I had the opportunity to visit Miss Milla Cherry for a day.  We decided to make the most of the time together by taking some photos at local sites.  I was able to photograph two outfits to … Continue reading

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Item Review: Orchard Corset Leather CS-426 Short

I used to wear corsets all the time. When I lived in the UK, I’d wear them over my clothes or under my clothes at least three or four days a week.  But back home, my style has changed – … Continue reading

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